The Ministry of Revenue and Duties informs
In the Ukrainian capital, according to the data from the Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine in Kyiv city, the taxpayers’ deductions to the Kyiv municipal budget for 7 months of the current year have added up to 3 million hryvnias. The tourism tax rate that is calculated depending on the period of stay (per night) is from 0.5% up to 1%.
It is worth noting that the tourism tax is paid by citizens of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the territory of an administrative territorial unit where a decision on charging a tax is passed by local authorities - village, borough and city councils, and receiving services, i.e. temporary stay, yet with obligatory requirement to leave the temporary place of dwelling at due time.
The persons listed below are exempted from the said tax: those who live permanently, as well as if it is backed by a lease agreement, in a village, borough or city, the councils of which have set a tax; those who are on a business trip; disabled persons, disabled children and persons who accompany disabled persons or disabled children of I group (only one accompanying person); war veterans; participants of the rectification of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident; those who have a voucher for treatment, health improvement, rehabilitation for a resort, vacation centre or other medical prevention resort, health and fitness or therapeutic resorts that have a license to practice medicine and accreditation confirmed by the central executive authorities dealing with health care issues; excluding the children aged under 18, too.